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Latitude: 53.2609 / 53°15'39"N
Longitude: -2.5835 / 2°35'0"W
OS Eastings: 361174
OS Northings: 373929
OS Grid: SJ611739
Mapcode National: GBR BZDQ.GR
Mapcode Global: WH99B.990F
Plus Code: 9C5V7C68+9J
Entry Name: The Old Grammar School
Listing Date: 9 March 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1287156
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403005
Location: Weaverham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Weaverham
Built-Up Area: Weaverham
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Weaverham St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chester
WEAVERHAM C.P. FOREST STREET
SJ 67 SW (North Side)
4/58 No. 38 (The Old Grammar
Formerly school, now house: founded 1638 by William Barker of
Sandiway, converted to house c1920. Dressed tooled red sandstone
blocks, Welsh slate roof, corner brick chimney. Rectangular 1-room
plan. 2-storey, 3-bay front. Tall plinth. Left end bay has a
rectangular doorcase with a heavy lintel above which has a flat
moulded hood. Other bays have 3-light rebated chamfered stone
mullioned windows. Right gable end has a tiebeam and collar truss
with studs between. Rear has intact, though restored, fenestration.
Interior: splayed reveals to the windows, no original features though
present corner fireplace may suggest original position.
The school may have acted as the manor courthouse, into the C18, and
was extensively damaged during the Civil War.
Listing NGR: SJ6117473929
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